ILS Events

Fall 2018

2018 Faculty Papers

September

  • September 12, 2018: "An Alternative Framing of Brady," Wednesday Workshop with Professor Ion Meyn. At noon in Lubar Commons. Open to all who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. 

  • September 13, 2018: "Civic Education & American Democracy," Constitution Day Event with Professor David Schmidtz, University of Arizona and Professor Harry Brighouse, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 1:00pm in Lubar Commons. A lunch will be provided on a first come, first-served basis. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy (CSLD). Co-sponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies.

  • September 19, 2018: "Law for Leviathan," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Daryl Levinson, NYU School of Law. Hosted by Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. This event is part of our Constitution Day Series.
  • September 24, 2018: Big Ideas Cafe. 12:00pm - 2:00pm, Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Open to faculty and academic staff.

  • September 25, 2018: "51 Imperfect Solutions," ILS Speaker Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton, United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. At 4:30pm in Lubar Commons. Light refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. This event is part of our Constitution Day Series.

  • September 26, 2018: "A Street View of Property," Faculty Exchange Series Speaker Professor Vanessa Casado Perez, Texas A&M University School of Law. Hosted by Professor Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

October

  • October 3, 2018: "Early Black Settlement and Black Male Suffrage in Wisconsin Territory," ILS Speaker Professor Christy Clark-Pujara, Department of Afro-American Studies. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

  • October 9, 2018: "The Hot Zone: A Look at the Environmental Protection Agency in the Era of Trump," La Follette School of Public Affairs Fall 2018 Journalist in Residence Eric Lipton, New York Times. 4:30pm in the Discover Building, Deluca Forum. Visit the La Follette School of Public Affairs webpage for more information. Co-sponsored by ILS.

  • October 10, 2018: "Informed Trading and Cybersecurity Breaches," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Eric Talley, Columbia Law School. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
  • October 12, 2018: "Wills, Trusts and Estates Meets Gender, Race and Class," Wisconsin Law Review Symposium. Chaired by Professor Carla Spivack, Oklahoma City University School of Law. 9:00am - 5:00pm, Room 2260.Visit the Symposium webpage.

  • October 17, 2018: "Passive Investors," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Steven Davidoff Solomon, Berkeley Law. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. 
  • October 18, 2018: "The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America," Dr. Richard Rothstein, Economic Policy Institute. 4:30pm - 6:00pm, Grainger Hall (room TBC). Sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Education. Co-sponsored by the Department of Educational Policy Studies, the Department of Philosophy, and ILS.

  • October 26-27, 2018: Midwest Law & Society Retreat. Please visit the Retreat page for more details.

November

  • November 7, 2018: "Hyperpartisan Gerrymandering," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Michael Kang, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

  • November 9, 2018: John Kidwell Memorial Lecture with Professor Matthew Jennejohn, BYU Law. Commentated by Professor Claire Hill, University of Minnesota Law School. Chaired by Professor Jonathan Lipson, Temple University Beasley School of Law. At 3:00pm in Lubar Commons. Title TBA.

  • November 14, 2018: "FEMA Has Been a Nightmare:" Epistemic Injustice in Puerto Rico," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Yxta Murray, Loyola Law School. Hosted by Professor David Schwartz. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

  • November 16-17, 2018: Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism. Hosted by Professor David Schwartz. Details TBA.
  • November 28, 2018: "The System is Guilty: Law and Protest Mobilization in Black Lives Matter," Wednesday Workshop with Professor Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

December

  • December 7, 2018: Food & Agriculture Competition Roundtable. 9:00am - 5:00pm, 2211 Law. Sponsored by the American Anti-Trust Institute, UW Law School's Dean's Office, and UW Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Please visit the Food & Agriculture Competition Roundtable webpage for more information.

Spring 2019

January

  • January 30, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Anuj Desai. At noon in Room 5215. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. 

February

  • February 6, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Yaron Nili.At noon in Room 5215. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

  • February 13, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor BJ Ard. At noon in Room 5215. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

  • February 20, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Alta Charo.At noon in Room 5215. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.
  • February 27, 2019: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Rohit De, Yale Law School. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

March

  • Marcy 6, 2019: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Maggie McKinley, Penn Law. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

  • March 13, 2019: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Martin Lederman, Georgetown Law. Hosted by Professor Anuj Desai. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

  • March 27, 2019: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Bertrall Ross, Berkeley Law. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A dicussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

April

  • April 3, 2019: Faculty Exchange Speaker Professor Alan Rozenshtein, University of Minnesota Law School. Hosted by Professor BJ Ard. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

  • April 10, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Keith Findley. At noon in Room 5215. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

  • April 17, 2019: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Michelle Wilde Anderson, Stanford Law School. Hosted by Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.
  • April 18, 2019: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Sheila Foster, Georgetown Law. Hosted by Professor Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.
  • April 24, 2019: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Kate Andrias, University of Michigan Law School. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. 

May

  • May 1, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Room 5215. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

Past Events

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